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CINNAMON SHORTBREAD WITH CARAMELISED POACHED APPLE

Food : Appetisers

CINNAMON SHORTBREAD WITH CARAMELISED POACHED APPLE

Ingredients

Short Bread Cinnamon
  • 180g butter
  • 80g flour
  • 45g eggs
  • 50g almonds, ground
  • 50g sugar
  • Salt
  • Cinnamon
  • 200g flour
 
Almond Cream
  • 100g sugar
  • 100g butter
  • 100g almond, ground
  • 100g eggs
  • Lemon zest
Poached Apples
  • 125g sugar
  • 750ml water
  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 Green Granny Smith apples

MethodShort Bread Cinnamon

  • Crumble butter, flour, almonds, sugar and cinnamon together.
  • Add the eggs at the end. Rest and roll out.
  • Put the almond cream on and bake altogether at 180C for 20 minutes.
Almond Cream
  • Whip sugar and butter until pale.
  • Add the eggs one by one and then the ground almonds at the end.
Poached Apples 
  • Combine sugar, water, vanilla and cinnamon. Bring to a boil. Peel apples and scoop with a Parisian spoon. Pour hot liquid over apples and vacuum pack. Rest overnight.
  • Melt some red sugar and dip the apples into the liquid sugar. Leave to set.
  • Arrange on top of the shortbread. Garnish with chocolate garnish.
 

Created by : Volker Marecek